BIRTHDAY PARADE IN HONOUR OF PRINCESS BEATRIX OF HOLLAND [Allocated Title]
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- Title: BIRTHDAY PARADE IN HONOUR OF PRINCESS BEATRIX OF HOLLAND [Allocated Title]
- Film Number: ABY 197
- Other titles: ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
- Summary: In Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Jakarta, Indonesia) a parade is mounted in honour of the birthday of Princess Beatrix.
- Description: Footage of the parade including a column of the Dutch Women's Services. A Dutch flag flying over a building. Crowds of civilians. A pipe band of the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders in full regalia. More troops march past, including the RAF Regiment (probably 2962 Squadron), Dutch marines, and Indian Sikh and Punjabi troops. The salute is taken by Dr H J van Mook, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies 1942 - 1948.
- Access Conditions: IWM Attribution: © IWM
- Featured Period: 1945-1975
- Production Date: 1946-01-31
- Production Country: GB
- Production Details: Air Ministry, Directorate of Public Relations (Production sponsor) Royal Air Force Film Production Unit (Production company) Clot, Dennis Francis Emile1919-07-04 (Production individual)
- Personalities, Units and Organisations: Mook, Hubertus Johannes van (person) Royal Air Force, Royal Air Force Regiment, 2962 Squadron (regiment/service) Indian Army (regiment/service) British Army, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, Duke of Albany's), 1st Battalion (regiment/service)
- Keywords: Batavia, Java, Netherlands East Indies (geography) Allied Occupation of the Netherlands East Indies, Allied Occupation of South East Asia post-August 1945 (event)
- Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W Sound format: Silent
- Technical Details: Format: 35mm Number of items/reels/tapes: 1 Footage: 281 ft; Running time: 4 minutes
- Notes: Princess Beatrix is now Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands, having ascended to the throne on 30 April 1980 following the abdication of her mother, Queen Juliana.
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